Boy Scout Files Show Long History of Sex Abuse
Twenty years worth of incidents documented
A popular Colorado Boy Scout leader named Floyd Slusher allegedly had a strategy when it came to molesting boys: He first plied his victims with alcohol, then abused them and threatened to kill anyone who talked.
On one occasion in 1976, according to police, Slusher told a Scout as he undressed the child that "what I'm going to do now, if I get arrested, after I get out of jail, I'll come after you and your family."
It wasn't the first time that he had been accused of abusing a Scout—an investigator later concluded there were too many victims to interview—nor was it the first time that Boy Scouts of America leaders had been told about the alleged assaults.